Will Phewtick do the trick?

People like to play games and they like to make actual cash. People willing to socialize with other people as well could soon get the chance to make some cash by playing video games. Does this sound too good to be true? And if it is true is it really good? [click to continue…]

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While Game Center has been hugely successful on the iPhone, Apple is now taking things a step further. Game Center will now also be available for the Mac, as Apple announced on Monday. With this social gaming service, users can now find friends to play with on their desktops and laptops. To make things easier, Apple will also merge the Mac Game Center with the player’s iOS account. This way no scores or achievements will be lost. This also means that users using a laptop and an iPhone can now play against each other. [click to continue…]

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Will Angry Birds continue their conquest?

June 12, 2012
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Angry Birds Space was able to truly refresh the core game principle even gaining praise from NASA as reported a few weeks ago. Having reached 50 million downloads within 35 days following its release in March it has been downloaded more than a 100 million times up to now. At the same time Rovio works [...]

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Mall Stars for iPhone and iPad

June 9, 2012
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PlayFirst introduces new iOS mobile game: Mall Stars has celebrities going shopping Known for its smash hit Diner Dash, PlayFirst just launched a new iOS game to follow in its footsteps. The new game hit Mall Stars allows you to build a mall on your phone, which draws in huge crowds of uber-famous shoppers. The [...]

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The future of smartphone operating systems: Android, iOS, Windows, BlackBerry

June 9, 2012
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Thanks to the minds of smart and educated people IDC, a company dedicated to ‘analyze the future’, forecast the shifts in the landscape of smartphone operating systems through 2016.

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Zynga’s newest acquisition: Game developer Buzz Monkey

June 7, 2012
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Zynga has been making plenty of headlines lately with the purchase of both Wild Needle and OMGPOP. Now Zynga has moved on to its next big acquisition- Buzz Monkey-, as TechCrunch reports. However, this deal has yet to be confirmed by Zynga itself, wherefore there is no word as of yet about how much the [...]

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BlackBerry debate and news, BlackBerry OS 10

June 6, 2012
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A debate about the future of Black Berry viewed from the perspective of mobile games has been published at Pocket Gamer. The much anticipated release of the BlackBerry 10 adds fuel to the debate. Will Research In Motion (RIM) be able to stop the decline of the BlackBerry ecosystem?

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iSuppli Study: Apple’s iPhone 4S profits exceed Nokia’s Lumia 900 profits by USD 200

June 3, 2012
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While the sales of the new Nokia Lumia 900 have picked up significantly, the Scandinavian mobile company would have to sell twice as many phones as Apple in order to turn the same profit. iSuppli took the time to do a comparative cost analysis of the two company’s phones and it turns out Apple is [...]

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Classic SolaRola heading for iPhone and Android

June 2, 2012
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Square Enix announced the release of the classic mobile game SolaRola for smartphones powered by Android and iOS. Originally released for Java in 2007 SolaRola featured two round blobs, named Wiz and Waz on a quest to save the galaxy. The two fellows lack any type of superpowers and hardly seem to take their truly [...]

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Wooga hoping to establish Diamond Dash on the iOS platform

May 30, 2012
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The German game developer Wooga has already celebrated huge success on Facebook. Given the growth of the social mobile sector, however, Wooga knew it had to make some changes to its business strategy. As such, the company is working on releasing tablet and smartphone versions of its already popular games.

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